Shane Costa

Certified Agent & Director of Football Operations


A lifelong native of Western New York, Shane Costa has nearly a decade of experience in professional football. Following his undergraduate degree from SUNY Fredonia, Shane worked for the Buffalo Bills in Player Personnel and Football Administration. He then attended SUNY Buffalo Law School, where he received his law degree and graduated Magna Cum Laude. While attending law school, Shane served as the Head Law Clerk for a major Buffalo law firm that represented the Bills.

After graduating law school, Shane became a certified NFLPA Agent, having a player drafted and multiple players signed to contracts in his first year alone. An attorney admitted to the New York State Bar, Shane also practices law in Buffalo and represents and advises coaches in their employment agreements.

The agents at Pillar Sports Management guided me every step throughout the entire draft process. They always had a plan for me, and I knew I could count on them for honest & practical advice.”
— Tylor Harris, DT, Seattle Seahawks

Our Mission

At Pillar Sports Management, we guide our athletes into reaching their maximum potential, both on and off the field. With dozens of players represented and millions of dollars in negotiated contracts, our agency has the skills and experience needed to guide you throughout your career.